Cinema: A tale of two taut, tense thrillers

Cinema: A tale of two taut, tense thrillers

Twinned curiosities this week, with David Mamet, American cinema’s snarling id, bringing us his martial arts Rocky and Liam Neeson laying waste to all around him in a politically whiffy French kidnap drama.

Twinned curiosities this week, with David Mamet, American cinema’s snarling id, bringing us his martial arts Rocky and Liam Neeson laying waste to all around him in a politically whiffy French kidnap drama.

What next? Anthony Hopkins pointing a glowing finger in ET II: Elliot’s Revenge? Cameron Diaz outing vile spots in Judd Apatow’s Macbeth?

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